Mr. David Strachan

dstrachanMr David R Strachan is a Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist – Head & Neck Surgeon at the Bradford Royal Infirmary and the Airedale District General Hospital. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Leeds and Middlesex Universities.


  • M.B., Ch.B. Leeds University Medical School 1986
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (Otolaryngology) 1992
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Otolaryngology) 1992
  • Intercollegiate Examination in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery 1997
  • Diploma in Management & Leadership in the Health Service 1997
  • SAC Accreditation 1998
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) 1999

Special Interests

  • Rhinology & Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Cochlear Implant Surgery

Higher Surgical Training

  • Senior Registrar in Otolaryngology, Yorkshire Regional Training Scheme 1995 – 2000 (St. James’, Leeds General Infirmary, Hull Royal Infirmary, Bradford Royal Infirmary Pinderfields Hospital)
  • Registrar in Otolaryngology, Yorkshire Regional Training Scheme 1992 – 1995
    (Hull Royal Infirmary, York District Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary)

Overseas Training

  • April 98 – July 98 Secondment in Rhinology (April / May 1998) with emphasis on Endoscopic Sinus Surgery & Septorhinoplasty Surgery, University Hospital Central, Nancy, France
  • Sept 1990 – July 1991 Visiting Trainee at the Georges Portmann Fondation and the Pellegrin University Hospital, Bordeaux

Membership of Organisations

  • General Medical Council Reg No. 3139398
  • Medical Defence Union Reg No. 205733B
  • British Medical Association Reg No. 2065387 40
  • British Association of Otolaryngologists, Head & Neck Surgeons
  • Young Consultants in Otorhinolaryngology
  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
  • European Rhinological Society
  • British Rhinological Society
  • British Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons
  • British Cochlear Implant Group
  • North of England ORL Society
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Teaching and Training

  • Court of Examiners, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Examiner & Tutor, Leeds University School of Medicine
  • HM Demonstrator of Anatomy, Tutor for the Bradford Otological Training Programme
  • Course Organiser, National GPSI Training Course in ENT Surgery
  • Examiner, Diploma in ENT, Middlesex University, London
  • Faculty Member, FRCS (ORL) VIVA Course, Bradford
The pandemic has had a very significant impact on everyone. Although there are some limitations on where patients can be seen we are offering both private Telephone Consultations and, if necessary, face to face Consultations for both insured and self-pay patients. Appointments can be arranged via the hospital or via our secretaries.